Lakeland Regional Health Is Now on the Air!

Tune into Talk 1430 AM and Talk 96.7 FM, WLKF, on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. for Lakeland Regional Health’s new radio show, “Discovering Health.” Each week will feature healthy living news and tips you can use, provided by our Lakeland Regional Health experts and partners. Topics are subject to change. August 13: Get […]

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Rethinking Fruit Juice

By JEFF OLSEN MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK That fruit juice in your refrigerator might not be as healthy as you think. Even when the label says 100% juice, there’s reason to limit how much juice gets into your glass. “I put fruit juice, if it’s processed highly, in the same category as sugar-sweetened beverages,” says […]

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Sesame Ginger Marinade Perfect for Shrimp

  By DANA SPARKS MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK Looking for a new marinade? This one is easy to memorize and is good on more than shrimp. It’s also tasty on chicken, tofu, tempeh, pork and beef, and makes a great dip for kebabs. SESAME GINGER SHRIMP Serves 6 6 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 2½  tablespoons […]

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These Stuffed Peppers Are Meatless

  By DANA SPARKS MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK Stuffed peppers are often made with ground meat. This meatless version is just as satisfying, thanks to a hearty mix of quinoa, walnuts, tomatoes and zucchini.   STUFFED QUINOA PEPPERS Serves 4 2 large bell peppers, cut in half 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil […]

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What You Need to Know About Hepatitis A

By ROGER MONTENEGRO, MD There has been a dramatic increase in acute hepatitis A cases in recent years in Florida. In 2017, there were 276 cases, which then nearly doubled again in 2018 to 548 cases. In 2019, it reached its height for people infected, with 1,811 being discovered. This year the most affected counties […]

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Why Do Migraines Happen?

By JANICE BROWN, MD Migraines are one of those ailments that has plagued humanity for as long as humans existed. I want to preface this article by saying that it does not serve as advice on treatment of your symptoms, which may or may not be related to migraine. It is educational only, thus always […]

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